I have written several times on this blog about urtification with Stinging Nettles for pain. I am a nettle fan! The trouble with nettles is you can’t carry them around like you could with a Tens Machine, say, as one … Continue reading
This is my fourth day virtually pain free. I fear to speak it out loud in case it’s a karmic glitch! Just like my 2017 episode, I have tried every conceivable way to get rid of 1. piriformis syndrome, 2. … Continue reading
Several years ago, I wrecked my shoulder metal detecting. In the beginning, Mr Furlong worked the machine and did heavy digging. I could work the probe! But then he had, first, a mini stroke and then a heart attack, So … Continue reading
This morning I sat with my wrist draped over a frozen peas packet. It’s quite painful. But maybe the icy pain is just a distraction from the real pain.
The Furlong dog has just been to the vet again. In chatting to the vet, I said “Why is it he can stick his nose on a stinging nettle and doesn’t seem to get stung?” And the vet said “Oh, … Continue reading
The best stinging nettles are not always easy to find. The best ones STING.
One of the Furlong daughters suffers from bad hay fever. I gave her a lovely gift. It was my winter stinging nettle – a good stinger – that has recovered wonderfully from its indoor sojourn by being out in the … Continue reading
I am a peripheral diabetic – Type 11 threatening but not actually. For a year I have controlled my blood sugar with diet.
A year ago, I wrecked my shoulder metal detecting. In the beginning, Mr Furlong worked the machine and did heavy digging. I could work the probe! But then he had, first, a mini stroke and then a heart attack, So … Continue reading
Yesterday was our interview with a gardener chap. We wished to employ him on a monthly basis to pop in and clean up our small garden. Much of it is gravelled or paved. Our garden might be small, but I … Continue reading